Dr. J. Bradley, J.P.
EXAMINED SALFORD'S CANDIDATES FOR PRIESTHOOD FOR FIFTY YEARS Dr. Joseph Bradley, through whose hands as medical adviser to the Salford Diocesan Ecclesiastical Education Council the greater majority of Salford's priests passed died at his home in Acton Square, Salford, last week, aged 83.
He had acted as advisor to the council for over fifty years. He was one of the oldest parishioners of St. John's Cathedral, Salford, where he had been a familiar figure for nearly sixty years.
Dr Bradley served on the old School Board and on the local education committee which absorbed the former, continuously. He was a member of he board of governors of the De La Salle College, Pendleton, and was also interested in the Adelphi Convent High School of the Faithful Companions lf Jesus, Salford. In addition to these educational activities he was chairman of the physical care sub-committee of the authority.
A native of Stonyhurst. Lance., he came to Salford early in his life; in 1917 he was made a Justice of the Peace Mgr. H. V. Marshall, Bishop of Salfm d, presided at Solemn Requiem Mass in St. John's Cathedral, Salford, on Monday, and gave the last absolution.
Miss G. Jeffery
By the death on March 19 of Gabrielle Jeffery, the Catholic corn munity loses an unusual and public. spirited woman. Miss Jeffery, who
was a daughter of J. E. B. Jeffery. I.C.S., realised as a young girl that the women's suffrage movement, which she supported ardently, included very few Catholics.
On December 8, 1910, there came to her the idea of founding a Catholic Women's Suffrage Society under the patronage of St. Joan of Are. and on the following March 25, another feast of Our Lady. her idea became fact.
This society, which later became St. Joan's Social and Political Alliance, was Miss Jeffery's chief interest until her death, when she was still in middle age.
Mrs C. McHale
The funeral took place at the Church of SS. Richard and Hubert, Hadzor. Droitwich, on Saturday last. of Mrs Catherine McHale, wife of Mr Richard McHale, of Home Farm, Hadzor.
A native of Tipperary. Mrs McHale took a prominent part in the life of the village, which is almost entirely Catholic. She is survived by her husband, two daughters and four sons. Fr. F. Spillcamp. S.V.D.. conducted the funeral service assisted by Fr. Leo Hargarten, S.V.D., rector of St. Richard's College, Hadzor.